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The Empire Tavern

) #390 of 1,812 Restaurants in Auckland ££ - £££ Bar, Pub, New Zealand
137 Victoria Street | Near Sky Tower, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
+64 9-373 4389
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good61%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
££ - £££
137 Victoria Street | Near Sky Tower, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

I hired the garden bar for my daughter's 21st birthday party yesterday and can not recommend this venue too highly ! The staff were all absolutely fantastic and the lighting in the garden area is just so pretty it makes the whole evening feel magical....More

Thank susanauckland721
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I saw the sign for $10 scotch fillet with any drink purchase and were surprised at the size and quality for such a cheap dinner. The sauces were $3.50 to add but really tasty. It has a great sheltered outdoor area with...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

If you are walking from the Ponsonby to the city central, you probably will see this place. Right on the edge of the city central, it's a perfect place to stop, rest and re-hydrate. Staff is friendly, but busy, so make sure to call a...More

Thank Aku P
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The $10 steak is good but the extra peppercorn sauce makes it real good - beware the chef likes to cook it rare. Nice outdoor atmosphere but a bit smokey.

Thank Y3838ADrichardm
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Recently went for lunch with a group of co-workers. We pre-order as in the pass they have been slow with lunch orders. Service was ok considering they were very busy. Meals came quickly. The table had a range of meals - pizza, sandwiches, pasta and...More

Thank ltrico_nz
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Great pub all round really. Good beer selection, classy pub grub and a large covered courtyard out the back provides plenty of room and a great function area. Being in a character building, this pub is a great visit and the service is great too.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Monday & Thursday Nights is $10 pizza night after 7pm, if you're keen and want some tasty pizza then I highly recommend "The Lady Killer" it seemed to be the favourite of the group. Atmosphere is nice, can get loud but it's a bar &...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stopped in here for a pizza and chips and beers. We sat at a table, and didn't see any staff. We waited a good 4/5 minutes before anyone came to us with a menu. We were almost going to leave, but decided to stay....More

Thank PandazOnTour
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Met up with my sister, brother in law and nephews for a quick afternoon catch up while they were in town. Sharon was very quick to take us to a table and get us settled in. The family had not eaten so we ordered a...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I go here every Tuesday night for the pub quiz which is so much fun. The atmosphere, the food the wait staff are all great. From Tom the barman to Soum and Holly the waitresses and Teina the quiz master, the experience is served up...More

Thank Wayne T
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Victoria Street | Near Sky Tower, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-373 4389